Fashion News: Celebrity Style And Fashion Favorites

15 Apr

TATIANA SANTO DOMINGO

RESIDENCE: “Nowhere!” SIGNIFICANT OTHER: Andrea Casiraghi. FAVORITE ITEM OF CLOTHING: “A vintage dress found at Ganesha in Ibiza.” FAVORITE FASHION PURCHASE OF 2010: Diamond studs bought at Gem Palace, Jaipur. FAVORITE SCENT: Eau d’Hadrien, by Annick Goutal. FAVORITE PIECE OF JEWELRY: “A 500-year-old ring from the Majapahit Kingdom given to me by my godfather.” STYLE IDOL: Loulou de la Falaise. FAVORITE CAUSES: La Fondation Motrice (which helps those with cerebral palsy), OrphanAid Africa.

DIANE KRUGER

OCCUPATION: Actress. RESIDENCES: Paris, Los Angeles. FAVORITE ITEM OF CLOTHING: Anything from Chanel. FAVORITE FASHION PURCHASE OF 2010: A midnight-blue silk jumpsuit by Lanvin. FAVORITE SHOES: “My brown-and-cream Ralph Lauren oxfords.” FAVORITE SCENT: Beauty, by Calvin Klein. FAVORITE PIECE OF JEWELRY: “A vintage pair of Fred Leighton earrings given to me at a very special occasion.” STYLE IDOLS: “Romy Schneider, Catherine Deneuve … Cate Blanchett!” FAVORITE CAUSE: AmFAR.

MICHELLE OBAMA

OCCUPATION: First Lady, U.S.A. RESIDENCE: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. LIKELY TO BE SEEN IN: Brights and prints, ethnic indie designers, J. Crew. HAS REVIVED: Arms, belts, cardigans, shifts, high hair, kitten-heel pumps. CHANNELING: Jacqueline Kennedy. FAVORITE CAUSE: Childhood obesity—Let’s Move!

WENDI MURDOCH

OCCUPATION: Mother of two, first-time movie producer. RESIDENCE: New York City. FAVORITE ITEM OF CLOTHING: A timeless cream-colored, three-quarter-length JMary coat. FAVORITE FASHION PURCHASES OF 2010: “The new wave of New York-based designers: Prabal Gurung, Altuzarra, but particularly Thakoon.” FAVORITE SHOES: Azzedine Alaïa, Nicholas Kirkwood. FAVORITE SCENT: Boudicca’s Wode. STYLE IDOL: Jane Birkin. FAVORITE CAUSE: “Improving public schools in New York City.”

TORY BURCH

OCCUPATION: Designer. RESIDENCE: New York City. FAVORITE ITEM OF CLOTHING: Tory Burch embroidered caftan. FAVORITE FASHION PURCHASE OF 2010: Dries Van Noten multi-beaded necklace. FAVORITE SHOES: Balenciaga color-blocked sandals. FAVORITE JEWELRY: “A gold sunflower pendant that my father designed for his mother and later gave to me.” STYLE IDOL: Cleopatra. FAVORITE CAUSES: The Tory Burch Foundation, which supports women entrepreneurs in the U.S. through micro-finance; Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering A-Team.

GEORGINA CHAPMAN

OCCUPATION: Co-founder and designer, Marchesa. RESIDENCE: New York City. FAVORITE FASHION PURCHASE OF 2010: Tabitha Simmons shoes. FAVORITE SCENT: Tuberose Gardenia, by Estée Lauder. FAVORITE CAUSES: White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood and the Rose Home for Girls, in New Delhi.

STACEY BENDET EISNER

OCCUPATION: Designer-owner of Alice & Olivia. RESIDENCES: “Tribeca mostly, L.A. sometimes.” FAVORITE ITEM OF CLOTHING: “The custom dress I designed for Amy Fine Collins for the Met Ball.” FAVORITE FASHION PURCHASE OF 2010: “A beautiful vintage headband.” FAVORITE SHOES: A pair of vintage Vivienne Westwood lace-up boots. FAVORITE SCENT: Child. FAVORITE PIECE OF JEWELRY: “An engraved vintage locket given to me by my husband with a picture of Eloise inside.” STYLE IDOLS: “Jacqueline de Ribes, Amy Fine Collins, Blythe dolls!” FAVORITE CAUSE: Bent on Learning, which provides yoga instruction for New York City public schools.

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